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Dermatology patient leaflets

 

Dermatology

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Improving access to psychological therapies - IAPT

Description:
Information about talking therapies and how they can help you.

Living with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS)

Description:
A guide for living your life with HS and coping with the emotional and practical effects. It includes how to manage difficult thoughts and feelings, and will help you think about how to make choices that could improve your quality of life. It may be particularly helpful if you are feeling upset or distressed by the condition.

Melanoma adjuvant clinic

Description:
This leaflet gives information about the clinic and how to contact the people who may be caring for you

Melanoma clinic at St John's Institute of Dermatology

Description:
This leaflet provides information about the melanoma clinic at St John's Institute of Dermatology and tells you how to contact some of the people who may be caring for you.

Methotrexate injections for skin conditions

Description:
This information sheet aims to answer some of the questions you may have about methotrexate injections (Metoject ®PEN) for inflammatory skin conditions.

Occlusive dressings

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about occlusive dressings to treat skin lesions and provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to apply the dressings at home.

Paste Bandages

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about paste bandaging and provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to apply your paste bandages at home.

Phototherapy - NB-UVB phototherapy

Description:
Your doctor has referred you to the Dowling Phototherapy Unit for a course of narrowband UVB (NB-UVB) phototherapy to treat your skin condition. This leaflet explains about this treatment in detail, including its benefits, risks and alternatives.

Phototherapy - Oral PUVA phototherapy

Description:
Your doctor has referred you to the Dowling Phototherapy Unit for a course of oral PUVA phototherapy to treat your skin condition. This leaflet explains about this treatment in detail, including its benefits, risks and alternatives.

Phototherapy - Topical PUVA phototherapy

Description:
Your doctor has referred you to the Dowling Phototherapy Unit for a course of topical PUVA phototherapy to treat your skin condition. This leaflet explains about this treatment in detail, including its benefits, risks and alternatives.
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